27 October 2019
Bhubaneswar: Odisha DGP Bijay Kumar Sharma on Sunday celebrated Diwali with the family members including children of police personnel at Reserve Police Lines in Bhubaneswar.
Sharma was accompanied by Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhansu Sarangi, Additional Commissioner of Police Sanjay Kumar Singh, Bhubaneswar DCP Anup Kumar Sahoo and Traffic DCP Sagarika Nath among others.
Celebrated Diwali with family members incl. children of police personnel at RP Lines, Bhubaneswar in presence of CP & others. Innovative & maiden connect of the sort. @CMO_Odisha, @DGPOdisha pic.twitter.com/l2GBjEFBjz— Bijay Kumar Sharma (@BijayKumarShar7) October 27, 2019
The DGP not only extended his Diwali greetings to the family members of the police personnel, he also distributed sweets to their children.
Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had advised the DGP and all senior police officers and SPs to spend time in battalions and celebrate Diwali there with jawans and their family members.